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Youth boxing ban in some Australian jurisdictions
  1. Ian Scott
  1. Kidsafe Australia, Suite 4, Level 1, 230 Church St Richmond, Victoria, Australia (Tel: +61 3 9427 1008, fax: +61 3 9421 3831, e-mail:

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    Youth boxing, and to a lesser extent boxing in general, became the subject of renewed controversy in late 1998 after a Queensland boxing competition involving young girls. The NSW Minister for Sport failed in her attempted to convince the Council of Sport Ministers for an Australia-wide ban on boxing for children under 14 years. Health and safety groups, including the Federal Health Minister, have long …

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